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Catalog Number 2005.35.8f
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Accession number 2005.35
Description Newspaper clipping of a black and white cartoon captioned "DONT IT GIVE YOU A GLORIOUS FEELING TO WALK DOWN THE MAIN STREET / OF YOUR 'OWN HOME TOWN'" depicting a Navy sailor walking down the street while civilians, children, and animals look at him. Cartoon by W.L. Pettie of the U.S.S. Mercy. Handwritten at bottom of cartoon: "I was wondering how it felt."

12.7 x 15.4 cm.

From the service of William E. Letts, Coxswain U.S. Navy. Letts enlisted April 1, 1916, trained at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois, served aboard the U.S.S. Wyoming, and was honorably discharged on March 25, 1920.
Subjects World War I
Cartoons (Commentary)